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. protestors marched in the streets, demanding justice for andy lopez. details of the rally coming up. and police are searching for someone who could hold the key to understanding lynne first spalding's death at san francisco general hospital. good morning. it is wednesday, october 30th. i'm james fletcher. and im anny hong family and friends gathered together to remeber 13 year old andy lopez. they said their goodbyes to , him last night at his public funeral. many who attended the funeral did not know lopez but wanted to show there support. andy's mother was so upset and overcome by grief she kept her face hidden. while many friends say they are trying to remember the good times they had with him. 13 year old andy lopez was funeral tonight. he was shot seven times october 22nd - as he carried a replica gun that a deputy thought was a real assault rifle. now - there's a growing divide between the people of santa rosa and the police force. kron 4's j.r. stone has the story. andy lopez was shot seven times by sonoma county sheriff erick gelhaus on october 22nd as he was carrying a repl
:we're learning more about the deputy who shot and killed andy lopez. 48-year-old erick gelhaus shot lopez seven times. the 24-year veteran is an iraq war veteran who's also a firearms instructor. he's contributed to gun publications.and in 2008.he wrote an article for swat magazine. >>"today is the day you may need to kill someone in order to go home. >> reporter:somebody needs to be in charge, so make a decision." >> reporter:and in the same article, he said "when you are caught in an ambush, you need to make your decisions immediately and carry them out just as quickly. >> reporter:you need to shut down the bad guys who initiated the ambush so that you can go home." >> catherine: in a developing story on the peninsula. for the second straight day - the woman accused in a closely-watched fatal d.u.i case is a no-show. a father and mother were killed in that crash. kron four's rob fladeboe reports on what happened. >> reporter:once again on tuesday, just moments before she was to be arraigned in department 4-a here at san mateo county superior court, marjorie reitzell failed to appear. the 53-y
and headed in march that's preceding andy lopez's ñ nbc bay area's christiee smith is live in oakland where some had to wait longer than expected forcszs!%m bus ride. c christie, good morning. >> the driver showed up a little late, and sat around and waited for every single demonstrator to show up, and they came from far away.  as far away as stockton, and they're saying that they want to go to stand with the family of andy lopez, the 13-year-old who 7Ñ shot and killed last week by a sheriff's deputy. now, many of them say they've lost loved ones to gunfire themselves, including one officer-involved shooting. the family of james rivera, involved in an officer-involved shooting in 2010 in the central valley. they were here. investigators say he was driving a stolen/br in a high speed pursuit.u+"g6m >> sheriff's department afternoon thoughed. protesters like the mom of james rivera arekx joining the outcry. they're always just filing killing someone, and we need to start organizing, coming together, city to city, state to state, country to country to address this. >> this isn't a war zo
, but as night falls the mood will be reflective. the family of andy lopez is holding a memorial service which begins shortly. we have two reports tonight. nbc bay area's jodi hernandez has been with the protesters. we begin with jean at the funeral for this boy. >> reporter: raj, an emotional crowd is here gathered for andy lopez's funeral. take a look. you can see this church is full. there are people standing in the doorways, listening, wanting to say good-bye to the 13-year-old boy. there are lots of young families here with long faces. the service was scheduled to begin at 5:00, but started around 5:30. a group of young pallbearers and church leaders in white robes at resurrection parish church in santa rosa brought the 13-year-old body's inside while a silent crowd watched. hundreds of people from all over the bay area are here. many came from an earlier protest demanding justice for protest. angry a sonoma county sheriffs deputy shot the teen because he had a toy rifle. people who know the lopez family says it's a relief to see so much support. >> this is very powerful. this is somethin
could do for your asthma. >> pelley: 13-year-old andy lopez is being remembered this evening at a funeral mass in santa rosa, california. lopez was shot last week by sheriffs deputies who thought a toy gun the boy was carrying was the real thing. the police, the f.b.i., and prosecutors are all investigating but protesters blame the sheriff's department. here's ben tracy. >> reporter: a huge crowd of protesters gathered outside the santa rosa sheriff's department today, outraged over the death of 13-year-old andy lopez. he was shot seven times by a deputy last week who thought he was carrying an ak-47 rifle. it was really a plastic gun that fires plastic pellets. sheriff's deputies tried to show how similar the two guns look. the fake one is on the left. california state senator kevin de leon is considering reintroducing a bill that would require all toy guns and b.b. guns to be translucent or brightly calendar. when he proposed this in 2011, it was strongly opposed by the national rifle association and in toy gun makers. i imagine the people who make these toy guns say the po
of a teen boy. a large crowd of demonstrators is expected to rally in the name of 13-year-old andy lopez downtown at noon. this morning, there is new information of the deputy would shot lopez. 48-year-old erick gelhaus is 24-year veteran of the department and a firearms instructor who has written articles for law enforcement on the use of deadly force. >> we can never take back what happened. we can express sympathy and sorrow to the family and the community. the way to make it invite to cooperate fully with the investigation being conducted by the police departments. >> lopez was carrying a realistic-looking rifle that shoots pellets and closely resell -- resembled an ac47. believe racism was involved as they have done much in three years to build bridgely specifically with the latino community. officials are asking anyone attending the demonstration leave all toy weapons at home. that roast is planned for today at noon. in the newsroom for abc7 news. >> the accused drunk driver charmed with hitting and killing a menlo park couple will enter a plea in court. we are finding out more abo
shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy. deputies say 13-year-old, andy lopez, was carrying a replica assault weapon when he was shot and killed. the police department later found out that gun wasn't real. >> he had dreams and someone took that away from him. he had a life to live and he only was able to live it to 13. that is hard. >> hundreds gathered at his memorial service sunday. maligned >> a sea of mourners wore white shirts with photos of andy on them. the family says the teen and his siblings are good children that were raised well. they say they will have an account set up for people who would like to donate to andy lopez's funeral. >> the men sampras's go police say shot after an attempted robbery and assault in the marina district remains in the hospital this morning. the incident happened about 1:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon. police say that the suspect tried to rob someone using the atm at chestnut and paris. the suspect fired seven rounds and ran down the street. when police arrived the hispanic male suspect took off running then, officers said that he turned towards him
from -- these are live pictures from santa rosa where a memorial for andy lopez continues to grow as he will be laid to rest later today. and more protests are scheduled later today. that's why we're also live in oakland. who will be bussed in today and why their presence is raising some eyebrows. that's coming up in a live report. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. >>> we're gonna check your weather and traffic. how does it look, steve? >> cloudy to mostly cloudy. light sprinkles out there. more toward santa rosa down to monterey. some of it not showing up on the radar. snow showing up for one more day. a lot of this will start to push off to the lee side. at least there's a rain/snow mix up there. gilroy, .15 rain. celine knauss, .04. watsonville, .03. a few sprinkles. mostly cloudy. cool to cold. partly sunny this afternoon. cool, breezy. as the low moves out, i think the breeze will pick up. 40s and 50s. if it weren't for the cloud cover we'd be much, much cooler. we're losing a lot of the breeze. it will probably pick up. san francisco,
school and joined hundreds of protestor and it culminated with the funeral for andy lopez. it was impossible for people to hide their pain as the casket of 13-year-old andy lopez was lead out of the resurrection church in santamor0 rosa. more than 600 people were here, classmates, strangers and the family including his heart broken parents. his funeral mass was in spanish with a message that resonated with friends. >> he was too young. he that. he is gone, but he is here spiritual. >> lopez was shot to death as he was walking near his home. he was carrying a toy rifle made to look like an ak47. sonoma county sheriff deputies stopped him and told him to drop the gun, they say. deputy opened fire claiming the boy turned toward them with the realistic gun in his hand. >> i don't blame the officer or the child. >> he joined the few dozen people who converged on the memorial. some of whom came directly from the funeral. >> we need to learn to have more compassion in terms of the toys we let them play with. >> there was little sympathy during the two daytime rallies. >> there is
in sonoma county tonight for 13- year-old andy lopez. who was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy. now the deputy says lopez refused ordered to put down what appeared to be an assault rifle. 48-year-old eric gelhouse is a 24 year veteran of the department. he was on a training exercise tuesday night when he saw anthony lopez holding a bb gun he thought was an assault weapon. he shot lopez serve times after lopez allegedly failed to put down the gun and turn towards the officers. two marches are now being organized for lopez. one by a woman who says she didn't know him but is disturbed by what happened. >> i think the community here is tired of being you know somewhat persecuted. always feeling that they're suspicious in some way. >> that march is being held on wednesday evening. another one is scheduled for noon today from santa rosa junior college to the sheriff's office. >>> time now 5:04. yesterday volunteers handed out permissionships so students could participate in the march but the district says the student who is do not attend school do so at their own risk. they say people are
of a teenager. a crowd of demonstrators is expected to rally in the name of children-year-old andy lopez in downtown santa rosa at noon. the funeral will take place today at 5:00 at the resurrection parish church in santa rosa. we have new information about the sonoma, sheriff deputy who shot lopez seven times after the boy flashed a realistic looking assault rifle. 48-year-old erick gelhaus is 24-year veteran of the force and firearms instructor and written on use of force advising officers to turn on the so-called mean gene when they need it. >> the city and county of san francisco have been hit with a lawsuit over an accident involving a motorcycle driver and a fire truck. it has been four months since the accident and no charges have been filed against the fire truck driver, 43-year-old michael quinn. we have exclusive details on the lawsuit. here is our reporter with the story from abc7 news. >> the surveillance video obtained by the network shows what happened, the motorcycle at the top, and the fire truck blows through the red light and send him into a fire high dramatic the he ha
calm. mourner arriving, family, friends of andy lopez who are here to celebrate his life. live in santa rosa, abc7 news. >> john, thank you very much. a large grum of family and friends packed a courtroom today in mem rif a paramedic shot and killed in the oakland hills. they atented aid preliminary hearing for christian burton. police say burton fired shots that killed quinn boyar driving home from his parents house. boyar's widow says cease seeking one thing that, it becomes a force of change making oakland, boyar's beloved home town >> i think it should be potential. that would be something. a total of five boys face charges of murder. youngest just 13 years old. that is ahead at 6:00. >> 100,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled in marin county. a foul odor led to the discovery. waste water spilled on to the ground near tam tam creek. the pipe has been fixed. sewage not expected to reach the creek because it soak into theed creek bed. and there has been a big problem with a path of destructive feral pigs that prompted the city council to propose a change in the law. the council going t
-year-old boy by a sheriff's deputy. the death of andy lopez is a flashpoint. the growing concern about police overreaction and racial profiling. the deputy who killed lopez thought his pellet gun made to look like an ak-47 was the real thing. >> my concern is that i'm an african-american woman in a community that is terrorized by police. >> this guy is a veteran cop who didn't distinguish between a toy gun and real gun. it's frightening. >> reporter: the protests came on the same day that andy lopez' family and friends said goodbye at his funeral mass. the fbi has joined the investigation in to his death. >>> delta airlines pilot is in custody in utah charged with groping a minor during a flight last weekend. 45-year-old michael james pascal was a passenger on the flight. he was sitting next to a 14-year-old girl. she claims when she woke up he was groping her backside. pascal said he fell asleep and somehow his hand fell in to the girl's seat. he's due in federal court today. >>> airlines are earning record amounts of money for sky high fees for checking bags and serving food. analyst
of the shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. he was shot by a sheriff's deputy who thought he was armed but turned to be a fake weapon. >>> san francisco supervisor scott wiener wants you to pay almost a quarter more for sodas. it would be a new tax on every can or bottle of soft drinks sold in the city. wiener wants to use the money to pay for health, nutrition, and activity programs for young people. he will introduce his legislation tonight. traffic and weather in just a moment. >>> good morning. unfortunately, traffic is still a mess on southbound 680. it looks like from concord into san ramon. it's because of a crash at the canyon. you can catch a break and traffic once again jams from pleasanton down into an accident. the red traffic sensors mean we're seeing speeds below 20 miles per hour. also word of a new injury crash out of san francisco, southbound 101 approaching caesar varves and stacks onto the skyway. >>> we have a cool day ahead with a lot of clouds into san jose. the sun is trying to breakthrough but slow going and looks like te
's deputy for the real thing. the suffer sheriff's deputying firing eight rounds at andy lopez, killing him. >> the report are that he asked the boy to drop the weapon and he didn't drop it. >> andy was not that type, believe me. andy, if he knew it was a sheriff, if he was asked, andy would have dropped it, you know? i don't believe that at all. >> reporter: friends and neighbors in santa rosa have held rallies, calling the shooting a combination of unnecessary force and racism. some allege the shooter was profiled because he was hispanic, walking through a low- income neighborhood. >> what we want is him to have some consequences, just like we would. you know, we want him to be prosecuted for what he did. he took somebody's life. you know? he was 13 -- he had just turned 13. we want justice for andy. and until we get that, we're not going to stop marching. >> i understand that the community is angry and sad. and this is a horrible tragedy for all involved. >> sheriff told us he wouldn't go into-- couldn't go into details of the case. but eric yo house is a 24- veteran of the force. >> the
to return a funeral in santa rosa, california, tonight for andy lopez who was shot to death last week by a sheriff's deputy who thought he was carrying an assault rifle. so it turned out to be a plastic pellet gun. the community is outraged by this killing. the sonoma county sheriff is standing by the deputy eric gilhouse, the officer who pulled the trigger. >> a tragedy for all involved. >> the fact he's been employed with the sheriff's office for 24 years suggests you have a lot of confidence in him. >> eric is a solid employee and the fact he trains new people for us does show the level of respect that we have for eric and his position here. >> this was such a tragedy. sheriff's deputies claim they ordered lopez to on drop his weapon and opened fire when he turned toward them with his toy gun. i have to go online and take a look at his tois gun versus what the actual assault rifle looks like because i have a boy who walks around shooting. i let him do the water guns, the big ones, because they don't look like regular rifles. in this case, berman, it looked like the assault rifle. w
is live with the story. wayne? >> reporter: for people that didn't know andy lopez he has a name and a picture. today it came home in the form of a cop wheeled in by friends and family about a half hour ago. thev: serviceñr! continues, overflow service for more than 500zv peoe inside. it concludes a day in santa rosa unlike any people around here have seen in a long, long time.<  it's a mefk hours since the shooting death of andyko lopez he's gone frk just another neighborhood kid to a symbol nationally. >> the system is killing the youth. it has no future. >> reporter: lopez was 13 years old, walking with a pellet gun made to resemble an ak 47 rifle. last tuesday, sheriff deputy the gun, then when he felt threatened put seven bullets into and through the young man, killing him at the scene, andñr inflaming this community. >> there is a racial profiling. it's discrimination, bias. >> they could have shoot him in the lp?;móleg. >> would they have done that to a white çymkid? i bet not. >> reporter: that is one of thd hearts of the issue. v:xd perceptions. today'sç marc
. wayne? >> reporter: for people that didn't know andy lopez he has a name and a picture. today it came home in the form of a cop wheeled in by friends and family about a half hour ago. thev: serviceñr! continues, overflow service for more than 500zv peoe inside. it concludes a day in santa rosa unlike any people around here have seen in a long, long time.<  it's a mefk and te hours since the shooting death of andyko lopez he's gone frk just another neighborhood kid to a symbol nationally. >> the system is killing the youth. it has no future. >> reporter: lopez was 13 years old, walking with a pellet gun made to resemble an ak 47 rifle. last tuesday, sheriff deputy the gun, then when he felt threatened put seven bullets into and through the young man, killing him at the scene, andñr inflaming this community. >> there is a racial profiling. it's discrimination, bias. >> they could have shoot him in the lp?;móleg. >> would they have done that to a white çymkid? i bet not. >> reporter: that is one of thd hearts of the issue. v:xd perceptions. today'sç march ben at court house s
the fatal police shooting of a 13-year-old boy. andy lopez was shot dead after police mistook the pellet gun he was caring for an assault rifle. police say the replica was missing the plastic orange piece usually placed on toy guns. in commemorations were held tuesday to mark the first anniversary of superstorm sandy which flooded the east coast and left 150 nine people dead. people lined up along the new jersey coastline holding flashlights to light up the sky. on staten island, hundreds of people gathered at a beachside park to mark the time the storm made landfall. city isoomberg said the being rebuilt to better handle future storms. >> if another storm ever approaches our shores, it will be a far different city than from the one saint he left behind. a city much more able to withstand the kind of surging seawater's and punishing winds that sandy brought. we are building new york city stronger and smarter so we will be resilient to a broad range of extreme weather events in the future, including big coastal storms. >> thousands of people remain homeless from sandy one year after the storm
. according to a facebook post on the justice for andy lopez page, two groups of marchers will gather around noon. one at the old court house square and the other at santa rosa junior college. both will march to the sheriff's deputy. a deputy shot lopez because the deputy thought boy pointed an ak-47 at him. the weapon turned out to be a replica gun. let's turn things over to meteorologist christina loren with a look at your tuesday forecast. a chilly start. >> it is. good morning to you. a live look at san francisco. symptom clouds overhead. now we have flight delays so keep that in mind if you are trying to catch a flight. san jose is looking pretty good. mostly cloudy conditions down here as well. but we should be clearing out at about lunch time. tracking a few showers, this is gilroy, highs cool, make sure you're ready for that. 67 in livermore, 60 in san francisco, seven-day outlook shows a warm up closer to halloween. >> things are slow in the santa clara valley. 101 through san jose traffic is very slow, really at a crawl coming through that area. you can see not only that area slow,
-year-old andy lopez say they plan to file a federal civil rights lawsuit on monday. they claim a deputy shot and killed lopez with no cause. the boy was shot while giving a bb gun that looked like a rifle. the family has also filed three wrongful death claims. >>> san francisco police are looking for a man who was visiting the area from los angeles. they say he was last heard from on monday when he called his family to say he was being followed in the mission district. police say that he made that phone call around 11:00 p.m. he is 22, 6 feet, 180 pounds with brown hair and eyes. he had a dark backpack and i- phone 5. >> on tuesday voters in san francisco will decide on a controversial plan for a coppedo project along the waterfront. if if passes two condo buildings will be built at wash. supports say it would create a new waterfront park and hundreds of jobs, opponents say it would block views and create luxury housing few people can afford. then the governor talked to us about his involvement and support. >> it's a development and it'll generate $350 million over 60 plus years to th
their final good-bye to andy lopez. a police officer shot and killed the 13-year-old because he appeared to be carrying an assault rifle. it turned out to be a plastic gun. a preliminary autopsy report says the officer fired eight rounds at the scene and andy lopez died of bullets to the chest and right hip. >>> o.j. simpson's south florida mansion will be auctioned off online. a judge signed off on the deal to sell his lavish home. according to reports, the property's >>> and then in weather. take a look at this. wirnd wonderland for some folks out west. an averaging of 4 to 7 inches fell in parts of wyoming and -- we wish those folks. good luck with that today. >> winter here we come. >> new jersey governor chris christie is spending today visiting communities impacted by superstorm sandy. today marks one year after that tragic storm. there is still a long way to go for many people hit by sandy. in seaside heights, that's right. on the jersey shore, millions of reported to rebuild only to have a massive fire destroy part of the boardwalk that was ravaged by sandy. and really a one-two
. there is another demonstration and vigil being planned for tonight for 13-year-old andy lopez in santa rosa. the rally comes after hundreds of people attended his funeral mass last night. the 13-year-old was shot and killed by a sun know onoma coun sheriff's deputy last week. he thought lopez' replica rifle was a real ak-47. they are conducting an independent investigation into the shooting. the nra says it will sue the city of sunnyvale if they pass a measure enacted some of the strictest laws in the couldn't interest country. the measure will go before voters next tuesday. christina loren says we are expecting some sunshine. >>> it is going to be nice later on today. good morning to you at home. it is cold to start the day, 36 in santa rosa. 37 in napa. 44 in san jose. we are in the upper 30s in gilroy. we want to show you a live picture of the reason why it is nice and clear to start the day. no blanket of low clouds to trap in the warmth. the sun is going to be out in full force later on. we will warm up. 71, livermore, 66, fremont. we are going to jump out of the upper 50s into the mid
of a 13-year-old boy. hundreds gathered in winsor yesterday to pay respect to andy lopez. last week a deputy shot lopez seven times killing him. the fbi is now conducting an independent investigation. >>> whipping winds caused a scene in the bay area from toppling trees and knocking out power to overturning big rigs. the strength of the winds quite evident. at least one truck driver suffered minor injuries. >>> they died down a bit. let's look at the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. good morning. >> good morning, marla. the winds are dropping off. we saw gusts to 75 miles per hour through the altamont pass. this morning we still have pretty strong speeds that will be the case the next few hours. as we progress throughout the day the winds will drop off and the shower chances increase. best chance later today in the south bay and east bay. 63 degrees in concord, 61 san jose, it's going to be cold. then we warm up tuesday into wednesday, upper 60s to low 70s return. here is mike inouye and your drive. >> we have returned to your coliseum. during the 6:00 hour we had a back
.com for the latest. >>> they will say their final good-bye to a 13-year-old boy named andy lopez. a police officer shot and killed the teen because the boy appeared to be carrying an assault rifle. it turned out to be a plastic gun. cnn's dan simon has the story. >> reporter: outrage at a northern california town. an ak-47 replica, a toy pellet gun, mistakingly identified by a sheriff's deputy for the real thing. the veteran officer firing, killing him. >> the reports are that he asked the boy to drop the weapon. and he didn't drop it. >> andy was not the type, believe me. if he knew it was a sheriff, if he was asked, andy would have dropped it, you know, i -- i don't believe that at all. >> reporter: friends and neighbors in santa rosa have held rallies, calling the shooting a combination of unnecessarily force and racism. some allege the shooter was profiled because he was hiss sb spannic walking through a low income neighborhood. >> i understand the community is angry. this is a horrible tragedy. >> reporter: the county sheriff told us he couldn't go into details of the case but he confirmed th
is expected to rally at noon today in the name of 13-year-old andy lopez in downtown santa rosa. his funeral will take place today at 5:00 at the resurrection parish church. meantime we have new information about the deputy who shot him several times. 48-year-old eric gillhouse is a 24-year veteran on the force and a firearms instructor. he's written extensively on use of force advising officers to turn on their mean gene when they need it. >>> not even beginning to lighten up. walnut creek concord area, an accident with a box truck. was a sigalert, it's just been lifted. it's clear but traffic is a mess. also now to the san jose area northbound 101 just south of 87 got a motorcycle down. bay bridge metering lights on and it is just jammed back into the macarthur maze. kristen. >>> sue, thanks. we'll check out your forecast with m >>> good morning. live doppler 7 hd picking up some showers along the coast on 94 up to skyline boulevard. you can see clouds hanging over the golden gate bridge. onshore flow will keep tefrtures about nine to 11 degrees cooler than average. >>> the jonas brothers.
sonoma county. andy lopez was shot several times last week while carrying a pellet gun. deputies mistook it for an assault rifle. fernando chavez is an attorney. thank you for being with us today. the deputies at the scene later said that, quote, as the subject was turning toward him, the barrel of what he thought was the assault rifle was rising up and turning in his direction. and that the deputy feared for his safety. does the family have a strong case here? >> well, it depends on the facts. as i understand, some of the witnesses now are saying that the officer did not identify themselves as police officers. if you take a look at the situation and assume the young man was walking away from them as he was and someone says, drop your gun, you're turning to look to see who it is, not necessarily turning with the intent to aim the weapon. and the fact of the matter is that the kid knew it was a play gun and it wasn't a real weapon. so i think that's a concern. one of the other issues, too, is the amount of time that transpired between the initial call that there was someone with a potenti
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